Pastel Artists of New Zealand

Awards

Awards System

Honour Award Recipients

There are 3 levels to the points based award system.

Artist Member (APANZ)

10 points in total to be attained by accumulation from the following:
3   points given once only for entering and being selected into a PANZ National Exhibition
5   points for first place in a PANZ National Exhibition
3   points for highly commended in a PANZ National Exhibition
2   points for a merit prize in a PANZ National Exhibiton
2   points for a recognised international award gained for a pastel painting
1   point for a major award gained for a pastel painting in a national exhibition that calls for entries nationwide
1   point for publication of work in a reputable national or international Art magazine

Distinguished Member (DPANZ)

25 points   (including the 10 needed to become an Artist Member) ie: 15 more points required:
5   points for first place in a PANZ National Exhibition
3   points for highly commended in a PANZ National Exhibition
2   points for a merit prize in PANZ National Exhibition
2   points for a recognised international award gained for a pastel painting
1   point for a major award gained for a pastel painting in a national exhibition that calls for entries nationwide
1   point for publication of work in a reputable national or international Art magazine

Master Pastelist (MPANZ)

Top award. This award will be bestowed after positive consideration by a panel of suitably experienced or qualified people and/or other Master Pastelists appointed by the Management Committee.  Criteria, in addition to painting, will be considered by the panel, including matters such as:

  • Evidence of tutoring or providing other similar services to PANZ members
  • Regular attendance at PANZ Conventions
  • Promotion of PANZ through the media
  • The applicant's history of awards and exhibitions for pastel paintings